Manikya Sanghi, a 14-year-old prodigy from New Delhi, India has been making waves in the literary and creative world with his extraordinary talents and achievements. From his remarkable literary works to his passion for philately and philanthropic endeavors, Manikya’s journey is nothing short of inspirational.
At the young age of 5, Manikya Sanghi authored his first book, marking the beginning of a prolific literary career. By the time he reached 14 years and 11 months, he had already published an impressive total of 21 books. His notable works include the “Chronicles of Tierra” fiction novel series, educational books for students, and inspiring short stories that tackle self-belief and societal issues.
His “Chronicles of Tierra” series, which began at the age of 9, has garnered attention for its captivating storytelling. With titles like “Wizard of Sansanadia”, “Resurrection”, “Awakening”, and others books in this series, Manikya has created a fictional world that has captured the hearts of readers.
Manikya’s creative talents extend beyond the written word. He is also a certified screenwriter, having written episodes for his own “Chronicles of Tierra” series. His screenwriting skills have earned recognition from established screenwriters and authors, solidifying his status as one of India’s best emerging screenwriting talents.
What sets Manikya apart is his passion for philately, which he developed at the astonishing age of 3 years and 4 months. He holds a world record for collecting stamps from an impressive 210 countries and territories. His collection not only showcases his dedication but also reflects his diverse knowledge in areas such as art, culture, history, and geography.
Impacting Society Positively
Beyond his creative pursuits, Manikya Sanghi is dedicated to making a positive impact on society. He regularly donates clothing, toys, and stationery to underprivileged communities. He distributed food and essentials during the pandemic, raised funds for children with special needs and others. His online sessions and mentoring of budding child writers have further cemented his role as a young philanthropist.
Manikya’s achievements are not limited to his creative endeavors. He is a bright student of Presidium School and has served twice as the Head Boy of the junior student council. He has consistently excelled in academics and as a notable anchor in school events. His participation in international Olympiads and numerous certificates of excellence speak to his well-rounded capabilities.
Manikya’s interests extend far beyond the realms of literature and philately. He is a polymath with a flair for cooking, farming, poetry, painting, and music. Daily meditation and yoga are part of his routine, and he has a keen eye for photography and film-making.
Recognition and Awards
Manikya Sanghi’s exceptional contributions have not gone unnoticed. He has received an honorary doctorate (Honoris Causa) for his exceptional writing prowess, outstanding achievements, and contributions to society. He was also recognized as the youngest author to be featured among the “Top 50 Indian Authors,” alongside renowned literary figures.
Manikya actively maintains an online presence through his official website www.manikyasanghi.com and social media platforms, including Instagram (Manikya Sanghi), LinkedIn (Manikya Sanghi), and YouTube (Manikya Sanghi).
Chronicles of Tierra and Coins & Stamps Initiatives
Hindi and Life Skills
Manikya Sanghi’s remarkable journey serves as an inspiration to youth worldwide, proving that age is no barrier to achieving one’s dreams and making a positive impact on society.